Special Assistant to Governor Rochas Okorocha on Public Affairs, Nkiru Sylvanus, was, yesterday, kidnapped in Owerri, the Imo Statecapital.
The Nollywood actress, who was kidnapped at 2.30pm, was only recently re-deployed from the stateLiaison Office in Lagos. She was reportedly abducted close to the famous Concord Hotel, Owerri, in the company of some of her friends.
Though details of the incident werestill sketchy at press time, it was learnt that the abductors have established contact with her family and have demanded a ransom of N100 million.
The incident could not be confirmedas repeated calls made to the mobile phone of State Commisionerof Information, Chinedu Offor, proved futile.
State Police Public Relations Officer,Mr. Vitalis Onugu, could also not bereached for comments as his mobile phone could not be reached.